WATCH LIVE: Lucas Oil Pro Motocross at High Point Raceway (12 p.m. ET, Live Extra)

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The Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship visits High Point Raceway in Mount Morris, PA today for the fifth round of the season.

Watch live streaming coverage beginning at noon ET on NBC Sports Live Extra with the pre-race show, available exclusively online. First motos in both classes will immediately follow at 1 p.m. ET, with second motos starting at 3 p.m. ET. Click here to access the Live Extra stream.

NBCSN will also have live television coverage of second motos at 3 p.m. ET.

Eli Tomac’s season-ending injury a few weeks ago has left the door wide open for Ryan Dungey to win his third championship in the 450 Class. The Red Bull KTM rider has been victorious at the last two rounds and carries a 37-point lead into today’s High Point National.

RCH Suzuki’s Ken Roczen is by no means ready to concede the title though. The defending champion of the premier class, Roczen finally scored his first moto win of the season last week at Muddy Creek and is clearly improving after being hampered by a back injury at the start of the season. Despite the fact that Roczen only has just one moto win and no overall wins through four rounds, he has actually led five more laps than Dungey so far this year and should once again be in the mix up front.

In the 250 Class, the championship race has developed into a two-rider battle between Jeremy Martin and Marvin Musquin, as each rider has four moto wins apiece this season. Although they have yet to truly battle each other on the track, the two have constantly gone back and forth in the standings over the last few weeks.

Martin holds the red plate for the second week in a row, but his lead over Musquin is just six points. They were the two fastest riders in practice this morning, with Musquin edging his counterpart out by four-tenths of a second to earn the distinction of being the top qualifier.

F1 aggressive on COVID-19 testing, social distancing enforcement

F1 COVID-19 testing
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With big hugs and wide smiles, McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown exuberantly celebrated the first podium finish of Lando Norris’ Formula One career. His exuberance earned a warning from Formula One and FIA officials during the era of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and subsequent F1 testing.

“Obviously I got excited with Lando on the podium and embraced him after the race,” Brown said with a laugh during a news conference Friday. “You get caught up in the emotion and excitement of the event, but it was suggested maybe I don’t do that again if we get a podium anytime soon.”

MASK WARNING: NASCAR tells teams to avoid ‘complacency’

Now in its second race weekend of 2020, F1 has taken an aggressive approach to maintain a paddock free of COVID-19. Before teams hit the track last week for the season-opening Austrian Grand Prix, F1 and FIA officials said more than 4,000 tests were conducted over a week with no positive tests.

In order to enter the track, any F1 personnel (which includes drivers and team members) must have a negative COVID-19 test. Private testing was used ahead of those traveling to Austria. After entering the track, personnel are tested every five days with private medical teams at events along with extra screening.

The results of F1 COVID-19 testing also will be made public every seven days. More than 8,000 tests were conducted through Saturday.

It’s a much different tack from NASCAR and IndyCar, neither of which is conducting COVID-19 testing (and with NASCAR recently distributing that warned teams of “complacency with protocols).

Though Brown, who also oversees Arrow McLaren SP Motorsports in IndyCar, demurred when asked whether the U.S.-based series should be taking a cue, he praised F1 COVID-19 testing for being a best-in-class example.

“I don’t know exactly what every other racing series is doing, so it would be difficult for me to say they’re doing it right or wrong,” Brown said from Austria. “All I can really do is speak to what Formula One is doing, and they’re doing an unbelievable job with 5,000 tests, and people flying in from different parts of the world. The minute that someone — and there’s not been many instances – has taken a mask off, you’re getting a letter or a phone call saying put your mask back on.

“I think all sports should be looking at all sports and seeing who’s doing what and what are our best practices, but I’ve got nothing but great things to say about how the FIA and Formula One and the countries they’re racing in are executing because it feels extremely safe here.”

Brown said it’s unlikely the European-based circuit will do F1 COVID-19 testing at races in the United States, Brazil, Mexico and Canada because the events likely will be scrubbed. Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas, was scheduled to play host to F1 on the Oct. 23-25 race weekend but just canceled its MotoGP race.

“We’d very much like to race at all those circuits,” Brown said. “Unfortunately, my opinion is it’s probably unlikely we’ll race at any of those venues this year. That’s obviously due to the COVID situation. … Let’s see what happens, but certainly it seems like the spikes in Texas are pretty severe and Brazil and Mexico and Canada a little less so. But if we miss them this year, we certainly look forward to going back to those venues next year.”